Heather Coleman


Heather Coleman is Senior Program Officer for Environment at Wallace Global Fund. Prior to joining the Fund, she served as climate and energy director at Oxfam America, overseeing efforts to push for climate action globally, to address energy poverty, and to mitigate the impacts of climate change on the world’s most vulnerable communities. Heather previously worked on climate policy efforts at the US regional level and has served as a long-standing board member of the US Climate Action Network. She received a Master of Environmental Management in 2004 from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she was named a Switzer Environmental Fellow and was 2015 recipient of the ‘Prospect Street’ Leadership Award.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
Yale School of Forestry, MS
Current Position:
Senior Program Officer for Environment
Wallace Global Fund
Energy & Climate Change
Environmental Policy & Law

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